Cymbidium-cyperifolium-subsp-indochinense-2021-12-05

Cymbidium-cyperifolium-subsp-indochinense-2021-12-05***SITF has confirmed this plant as Cymbidium cyperifolium subsp. indochinense (Aug 2022); identification was made with the aid of Philip Cribb; C. cyperifolium subsp. indochinense and C. sinense flowers are similar, but the plants differ in their foliage; the foliage in this plant, including the leaf articulation, better matches Cym. cyperifolium subsp. indochinense; the leaf length and margin, dorsal sepal length, and the midlobe margin being entire matches the description noted in DuPuy & Cribb's 1988, "The Genus Cymbidium".***





























Judging Center: Atlanta

Award Number: 20212074

Award Date: November 20, 2021

Awarded As: Cymbidium cyperifolium subsp. indochinense

Cymbidium cyperifolium subsp. indochinense Du Puy & P.J.Cribb, Genus Cymbidium: 176 (1988).
This name is accepted.
Four flowers on one erect 48-cm inflorescence; leaves to 60cm long by 1cm wide, floral bracts chartreuse; plant grown in mix of perlite, coarse bark and charcoal in 16-cm diameter plastic pot; sepals chartreuse suffused oxblood, median darker oxblood; petals porrect, chartreuse suffused oxblood concentrated darker basally, median darker oxblood; lip chartreuse spotted oxblood, midlobe acutely reflexed; column white distally yellow, speckled oxblood ventrally, anther cap white; substance firm; texture waxy; commended for rarity in cultivation and color; plant indigenous to Indochina. Cymbidium cyperifolium subspecies indochinense is a provisional award pending identification by SITF.

Plant > Leaf Length: 60 cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 1 cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 48 cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: erect

Flower Natural Spread Length: 4.7 cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 4.7 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 3.1 cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.6 cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 2.6

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.6 cm

Flower > Petals Length: 2.7 cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.8 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 2.0 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 1.0 cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): midlobe acutely reflexed

Flower > Column Length: 1.6 cm

Flower > Column Width: 0.4 cm

Flower > Column Color: white, distally yellow, ventrally spotted oxblood

Flower > Anther Cap Color: white

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